The fascinating chill that music leaves

The fascinating chill that music leaves
Is Earth’s corroboration
Of Ecstasy’s impediment —
‘Tis Rapture’s germination
In timid and tumultuous soil
A fine — estranging creature —
To something upper wooing us
But not to our Creator —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem The fascinating chill that music leaves

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Do you have any comments, criticism, paraphrasis or analysis of this poem that you feel would assist other visitors in understanding the meaning or the theme of this poem by Emily Dickinson better? If accepted, your analysis will be added to this page of American Poems. Together we can build a wealth of information, but it will take some discipline and determination.